National Sections of the L5I:

Czech Republic

Czech Republic: platform of the New Anticapitalist Left

The economic crisis has also hit the Czech Republic. Read more...

Czech Republic: Left organises to fight austerity and fascism

Report of the newly founded New Anticapitalist Left in the Czech Republic Read more...

Stop fascist pogroms in the Czech Republic!

A report from the SOP, Czech section of the League for the Fifth International, on fascist attacks on Roma Read more...

Czech Republic: Neoliberals win the presidential "elections."

On Friday, February 15th, V·clav Klaus was elected to his second Read more...

128,000 Czech Teachers strike: how can they win?

According to the media some 128,000 out of 200,000 Czech education workers struck on Tuesday 4 December - around 65 per cent the total workforce. In some regions this figure reached 90 per cent. Furthermore many teachers who in the end didn’t join the strike have declared their supported it. In addition a number public meetings took place, the biggest one in Prague with around 600 trade unionists present. Read more...

Prague: International Conference against the Militarization of Europe - a missed opportunity

Around 100 representatives of movements against military bases attended an international conference in Prague on the 5th May. Unfortunately, far from agreeing a plan of actions resisting war and militarism the conference was little more than a talk shop, argues Lenka Svetla of the League for the Fifth International. Read more...

No to US military bases! No to imperialism!

Leaflet to the International Conference Against US Bases, taking place on the 5th May in Prague, Czech Republic

The greatest power in the world, the USA, has already has military bases in nearly 20 countries. Amongst the countries with US military bases on their territory are, for example, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, several island states etc. And that is if we don’t count the countries attacked and occupied by United States forces. Read more...

Statement from the SOP on the Skoda strike

Current strike after the break down of negotiations at Skoda VW Mlada Boleslav will have without any doubts great impact on all workers’ struggles for higher wages and better working conditions in coming years. Trade unions at Skoda were one of the few who were in the past years able to successfully fight for decent conditions, with the last strike two years ago. Good economic results of the company, surge of profits and sold cars, have signalled to the Skoda workers that it is their credit as producers and that it should be reflected also in their pay - not only in the wallets of shareholders who hardy lift their hands. Read more...